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WOMAN STABBED IN HOME; SUSPECT IS CHARGED

A Deerfield Avenue man is accused of stabbing a 29-year-old woman Sunday in her Genesee Street home, authorities said.

Anthony Wright, 26, was charged today with first-degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon, according to Capt. Joseph Riga, Homicide Bureau chief.

Hyhisia Kendrick remains in critical condition in Erie County Medical Center. She was stabbed in the stomach at 6:46 p.m. Sunday in her residence in the 1000 block of Genesee.

"There was an argument. We don't know what it was about. They were acquaintances," Riga said of Wright and the victim. Wright was arrested by homicide Detectives Mark Stambach and Anthony Scinta.

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